Pioneering doctor spoke up for seniors-care reform right up to his medically assisted death at age 98

Just hours before his planned death, Dr. Ronald Bayne shuffled from his bedroom to his living room in Victoria using a walker, each step filled with pain, to reveal more about his long-held passion for seniors’ rights and care reform. At 98 and facing terminal cancer, Bayne — one of Canada’s first geriatricians — remained appalled by conditions […]

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From pens to planters, this online store only sells items made partly from captured CO2

A wide range of environmentally friendly products already exist, but a new Calgary-based online store is now offering items made, in part, using greenhouse gas emissions. Expedition Air sells an assortment of items manufactured from carbon dioxide including concrete planters, yoga mats, crayons and paintings. Those behind the new venture admit that buying a bar […]

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Why Canada’s pandemic experience has been easier than some

Although difficult months remain ahead — especially for poorer countries lacking the resources to buy vaccines — the end of the coronavirus pandemic in the developed world is now in sight. Virus variants remain an unpredictable element but trendlines suggest that the great majority of deaths anticipated in developed countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic have occurred already. The range of […]

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Addressing domestic violence’s root cause: New Alberta program aims to help men with abusive behaviour

The southern Alberta facility is addressing domestic abuse in an untraditional way. Related News:Utah House votes for dropping ‘Dixie’ from university nameJill Biden says health inequities have lasted ‘far too long’Turkey unveils space program including 2023 moon missionBill to teach consent in Utah schools fails to pass committeeNova Scotia’s shipment of Moderna vaccine will be […]

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